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Marco Rubio On 2016 Campaign Swing Through California

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is turning to a state known as a perennial source of campaign dollars.

04/28/2015

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann (R-MN), escorted by California Republican Party chairman Tom Del Beccaro, arrives to deliver a speech to the California Republican Party Convention banquet September 16, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. The three-day California Republican Party 2011 Fall Convention and the straw poll started today in downtown Los Angeles.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Former GOP Chairman Enters US Senate Race In California

Tom Del Beccaro, a former chairman of the California Republican Party, announced Sunday that he’s undertaking a longshot bid to succeed Barbara Boxer as California’s next U.S. senator.

04/26/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Visits California On Jobs-Seeking Trip

Florida Gov. Rick Scott was looking for jobs in Los Angeles on Monday.

04/13/2015

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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry Comes To Riverside Looking Towards 2016 Race

“It may come as a surprise to a few of you here that I’ve been thinking a little bit about running,” Perry said to laughter.

02/21/2015

Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez wants to apologize for an anti-Islam tweet she made Tuesday. (credit: CBS)

California Assemblywoman In Hot Water For Anti-Islam Tweet

“Anyone who knows me knows I would never condemn someone based on their religion,” says Melissa Melendez.

02/12/2015

KCAL9's Political Reporter Dave Bryan hosted a debate Thursday between the men vying for the 33rd Congressional seat. (credit: CBS)

KCAL9 Hosts Debate Between Candidates Vying For Hotly Contested 33rd Congressional District

The district runs from Malibu to Palos Verdes to Hollywood.

10/23/2014

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Kashkari Aims To Unify GOP After Weekend Divisions

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari made the most of a low-profile Sunday morning speaking slot at the party’s state convention, delivering a spirited defense of a party he said cares most about poor people and minorities but has failed to convey its message.

09/21/2014

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GOP Rep. McCarthy Elected House Majority Leader

House Republicans have made the first change in their leadership since Majority Leader Eric Cantor unexpectedly lost a primary election last week. They’ve elected California Rep. Kevin McCarthy to replace him in the No. 2 job.

06/19/2014

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Kashkari Adds $500,000 To Governor’s Race Campaign

Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari is giving his campaign for governor another $500,000, bringing his personal contributions to $1 million.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2014

State Senator Roderick Wright was convicted of perjury in January of lying about his residence.(credit: CBS)

GOP Move To Expel State Sen. Rod Wright Fails To Gain Traction

A state Senate committee will not consider a Republican resolution seeking to expel a Democrat awaiting sentencing on perjury and voter fraud charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2014

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Former Bailout Boss Weighs Run For Calif. Governor

Those who have heard of Neel Kashkari know him as the former U.S. Treasury official who was in charge of the bank bailout at the height of the recession.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2013

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Gov’t Shutdown Casts Shadow Over Calif. GOP Convention

A three-day convention in Anaheim held by the California Republican Party kicked off Friday even as lawmakers in Washington appeared to be at a stalemate over the partial shutdown of the federal government.

10/04/2013

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LMU Study Finds Boys Raised With Sisters More Likely To Vote GOP

It turns out behind every conservative Republican man is a sister, according to researchers.

07/23/2013

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Calif. Legislature Passes $96.3B Democratic Budget

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California’s Legislature has passed the state’s massive spending plan amid sharp divisions over whether the Democratic budget will further the state’s recovery or eventually return it to the multibillion-dollar deficits common during […]

06/14/2013

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Newbury Park Man Faces 4 Misdemeanor Charges For Jumbo Anti-Romney Sign

A Ventura County man who placed a jumbo anti-Romney sign on the front lawn of his Newbury Park home appeared in court on Friday to face four misdemeanor counts.

11/16/2012

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